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The World’s Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions

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Book Number: 
17
Date Fred Read: 
February 2003
Fred's Rating: 
5
Author: 
Huston Smith
Total Pages: 
391
Publisher: 
HarperOne; Rev Rep edition
Year: 
1991

This is a revised and updated edition of Huston Smith's “The Religions of Man.” The revision reflects feedback from the five-part PBS series where Bill Moyers interviewed Huston Smith. (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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The Faith of a Physicist (Theology and the Sciences)

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Book Number: 
2
Date Fred Read: 
October 2002
Fred's Rating: 
3
Author: 
John Polkinghorne
Total Pages: 
194
Publisher: 
Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Year: 
1996

John Polkinghorne was a high-energy theorist who left a successful physics career to become an Anglican minister. He is president of Queen’s College, Cambridge and is a Fellow of the British Royal Society. Here he uses the Nicene Creed (381 AD) as an “outline” to express his faith. (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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Why Religion Matters: The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief

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Book Number: 
1
Date Fred Read: 
October 2002
Fred's Rating: 
5
Author: 
Huston Smith
Total Pages: 
277
Publisher: 
HarperOne
Year: 
2001

Huston Smith wrote the best seller “The World's Religions” (book 17). He also did a 5-part PBS special on religions with Bill Moyers. Smith is an internationally recognized expert, having spent his life learning Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and the “Chinese Religious Complex.” (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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